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is coming out of the obama white house, and you just saw this it is related to guns and issues there and we are going to continue to see this president overreach and do things that he wasn't able to do this idea of executive orders that seem extraordinary. he said he spoke of the lava lamp. and this is a president that i think has gone way beyond that. the number of regulations have come out what are called significant regulations, which have an impact of over $100 million. those are the things hurting our economy making it harder for hard-working taxpayers. john: to be paired up president obama's taxpayers, president obama is not the first to do this. >> if you go back to the founding fathers, if men were angels, we would need lots. about is why we have a checks and balances system of government and the president doesn't believe that that applies to him even when i go back to our first president, george washington said political parties are likely in the course of time to become potent engines in which cunning and ambitious and principled -- unprincipled men assert from themselves the rein
-working and builds america up. of that is a debate about immigration negative year. obama issued the executive order to allow children whose parents brought them here illegally to work for two years without deportation. but daniel who leads the of the british and assess it was done to score political points. >> it is not helpful. john: why? he guilt -- legalese is -- legalizes some workers. >> it is a temporary solution people on the hill were working to make it permanent it was derailed. john: there is a better plan? >> on one side president obama once a big massive spill that is the unpalatable to the republicans who once it to the bite size chunks huckabee address those who are unauthorized? and those who want to come into the country. john: but those who come forward to have fingerprinted calmat pay back taxes, fines, then can apply. >> cattle dinky says that. so what we do is decriminalized the activity where business forces higher they need to but unfortunately we have a criminal culture that needs to be addressed. john: like your father? >> he was on the shoulders of his uncle illegally. he m
. >> the bigger issue here is i think he likes president obama personally. i think he has got allegiance to him because of race. >> bill: he got a little bristoly with me when i zeroed in on him on the racial stuff. >> i know. >> bill: the point i was trying to make he agreed with me that sununu were not racist. their argument got lost both palin and sunuvu's argument got lazy in the shucking and jiving. no one knew what they were talking about. you want your point to be clear. >> as the first black secretary of state i think he has enormous pride in the first black president. that's completely understandable. >> okay. >> what he is doing goes beyond that because what he is attacking are the fundamental tall ideological points of the republican party. economics, for example. he says to you the first election 2008 i voted for obama because we were an economic mess. a lot of people did that after four years, and as you pointed out. economic policy why do you vote for him again? you know what he said to you? he said because i believe in leveling the playing field. everybody should have a fair shot
, by supporting as actively as did you barack obama, you also put yourself in a category of intolerance on issues like entitlement culture. when you yourself were born in the south bronx and you made it on your own. the entitlement culture now extends to 50% of the american homes. all right? huge rise in it. so you're putting yourself in that bracket by supporting the democratic party through barack obama. who their values are different than yours, general. >> yes, i was raised in the south bronx. i can assure it was social security that kept my parents in respectable comfort after they had retired and they paid into that. >> bill: that's not means tested. that's not what i'm talking about. >> i would have means testing in a heart beat. in fact, i should be means tested. i think there are a lot of things we could do with entitlement reform. i think there are lots of areas in our government where we can take a hard look entitlement reform, other areas and there are ways to cut budget. but. >> bill: but the president isn't doing that is he a spender. >> remember one thing, it's the congress that pa
the headline president obama is not pleased. he speaks about the issue of guns and tries to express his understanding of the cultural divide over the issue of guns. calling it the reality of rural versus urban divide on the issue. he says if you grew up and your dad gave you a hunting rifle when you were 10 and you spent the day with him and your uncles and ta became part of the family tradition you can see why you would be protective of that. he says advocates of gun control have to listen more. he also speaks about the fact that he has been skeet shooting all the time at camp david daying he does that with guests. i think that is new information for a lot of people. the question is have you ever fired a gun before? that's not where he finishes off. he fires off on other topics, as well, expressing his impatience with political enemies of sorts some republicans who he he thinks are unwilling to compromise and with the media that too often goes to the sides and never looks for the middle ground a it addresses them, as well. and he weighs in on the issue of football. he said if he had a
on women, peace, and security. >> i did. i read last night that president obama issued to that. i think it is important. with respect to afghanistan, the administration has made it clear -- the commitment that if there is in negotiation with the taliban, one of the conditions is they have to give up any association with al qaeda. with respect to this issue, they must commit to respect the constitution of afghanistan and the current status of women and girls within their society. >> you have been a supporter of the convention to eliminate all forms of discrimination against women. it is a tough issue. i want to make sure you continue to support the ratification. >> the answer is yes. i look forward to meeting with the committee probably so we can talk about treaties and america's interest. >> i think there could be some reservation that we could agree on that would resolve some of the underlying current of this agreement. we should move forward on that. last question is about the keystone xl pipeline. how would you ensure any decision takes into consideration the potential impact on wate
will attend. they will discuss gun control with experts who worked on gun safety issues in the state in the wake of the virginia tech massacre in 2007. >>> 5:35 right now. president obama travels outside the district for the first time of his second term next week. he will head to las vegas. the president made numerous stops there. the white house not releasing any other details about that trip. >>> it is now 5:35. 21 degrees. coming up, the expected prison sentence for a man who leaked the name of a covert operative. >>> a dog crediting with saving a woman's life this morning. >>> we might see a few snowflakes. >>> stay ahead of the storm by downloading the weather app. search nbc washington in the app store or goog play. (woman) 3 days of walking to give a break cancer survivor a lifetime-- that's definitely a fair trade. it was such a beautiful experience. (jessica lee) ♪ and it's beautiful (woman) why walk 60 miles in the boldest breast cancer event in history? because your efforts help komen serve millions of women and men facing breast cancer every year. visit the3day.org to
is working on its own immigration bill and president obama will address the issue tomorrow in las vegas. the bipartisan senate plan includes a path to citizenship, but illegal immigrants will have to undergo a background check and pay a fine and back taxes before gaining legal status in the united states. all that is contingent on securing borders. the proposal provides for increased use of drones, more personnel and improved infrastructure and it would create an employment verification system and improve the process for admitting needed workers. cnn chief congressional correspondent dana bash and cnn chief white house correspondent jessica yellin are working the story. dana, the tone was pretty optimistic up on capitol hill today. >> it sure was but, you know, we have seen this movie before, you and i, wolf, and a lot of other people watching this issue go kind of up and down with the partisan wins. but this is something that is different this time. because of something very simple. and that is what happened in the last election to republicans. particularly mitt romney with the latino
. let me go to you, mr. lapierre. president obama has issued 23 executive actions on gun violence. can you discuss the commonality between your organization, the nra, and the obama administration when it comes to finding ways to reduce gun violence? >> what we think works, he is what nra has done historically. we do more of which we put more money in. reese support of enforcing the laws on the books 100% of the time. that works. we have supported prison bill and spirit we have states like california where, more than any other state in the country, they send more inmates back in the street and more inmates back in jail for new crimes against their citizens than any other kind -- stayed in the nation. -- states in the nation. -- state in the nation. nra has always supported what worked. -- works. the innocent are being preyed upon. the statistics are numbing. the 911 calls are horrible. at the scene of the crime, it is the criminal and the victim. victims all over the country want to be able to protect themselves. this whole debate almost puts it in two different categories. if you are i
on the issue of abortions still run high 40 years later. in san francisco, allie rasmus, chase utley channel 2 news. >>> president obama has promised to hold wall street accountability in his weekly address today. >> we know that the free market works bet for everybody when we have smart, commonsense rules in place to prevent irresponsibility behavior. >> the president focused on his nominations of mary joe white to the securities & exchange commission and richard cordray as the continuing leader of the consumer financial protection bureau. the president said both are former prosecutors who will help protection american consumers and enforce the law. >>> iowa senate tom harkin announced he will not seek a sixth term. the democratic is 73-yards and said his age did play a role in his decision. president obama released a statement thank youing harkin for his service. >> today former republican vice-presidential candidate paul ryan called on members of his party to stick together and pick its fights carefully. the congressman perfect wisconsin says republicans should be prepared for president
warming temperatures for the 60s by thursday, friday. we will be back. >> president barack obama's new gun control proposals may have not just the republicans in capitol hill up in arms. some of the president's fellow democrats are taking issue. these democrats are from largely rural states with strong gun cultures like montana. alaska. and arkansas. for now they aren't sure what to think about obama's new proposal and are not going to support it at this time. these lawmakers could potentially keep the new legislation from reaching a the senate judiciary committee begins hearings on wednesday. >> coming up people behaving badly >> last year right around january 2 we got hit it was about 4:30 in the afternoon a car went through the stop sign a bunch of young kids they hit another car plowed through them and hit the pole and came though my yard and into my house >> felix lives at the corner of western and sunset in unincorporated hayward know ans cherryland wehre here it's acytally and 6 way stop that is separated by this set of train tracks, but according to felix rarely any one stops. in f
community that they're going to deal with this issue. >> it's a significant voting bloc. >> huge. >> that was shown to be the case this past election. >> and obama won 71% of them. so republicans are going to try to get some of those voters back. you're going to see bipartisan deal on this issue. >>> quite a day for divers today. they will try to find a small plane in icy waters of new york's hudson river. rescuers rushed to the shore last night when a man and woman were brought to safety. their single engine plane crashed into the river, but they were able to escape before it sank. they were hospitalized in fair condition. >>> with that, a quick look at your monday weather. the freezing rain in new york city will switch to plain rain by the afternoon. minneapolis will see freezing drizzle most of the day. heavy snow for the mountains of utah, colorado and idaho. >> temperatures are much warmer than usual in the nation's midsection. st. louis hit 70. seattle is rainy and cool in the mid-40s. 60s in phoenix and l.a. >>> impressive works of art will be on display for another week i
. this is a major issue. we heard about this during the bush term but didn't come to fruition. obama promised in 2008 but didn't get to it. and one of the gang of eight said first american supported in poll after poll. secondly, latino voters expect it. thirdly, democrats want it. and fourth, republicans need it. so an interesting analysis of why it's coming to a head. >> the gang of eight, i love that they're calling them the gang of eight. >> their plan will be announced later today. >>> now to the latest on that terrible nightclub fire in brazil. investigators say most of the victims died from smoke inhalation as flames engulfed the club. the mayor has declared 30 days of mourning as families make burial arrangements. we spoke earlier to the bbc's julia carnero. >> reporter: lots of witnesses are speaking out about how it was a desperate situation for them trying to get out, not being able to see far because of the smoke, and on top of that, some witnesses have said that actually security guards stood in their way in the beginning, because there was lots of confusion. they didn't understan
to figure out how many gallons spilled into the river. >>> it's one of the key issues president obama wants to tackle in his second term, immigration reform. now it seems the president may be getting a little help from a group of bipartisan senators who will unveil their immigration proposal today. here's how one of those senators, new jersey democrat robert menendez, summed up the likelihood the legislation will pass. >> first of all, americans support it in poll after poll. secondly, lat sin no voters pet it. third, the democrats want it. fourth, the republicans need it. >> joining me now is congressman steve israel of new york, chairman of the democratic congressional campaign committee. good morning. >> good morning, carol. >> is menendez right? >> yes, he is right. and, look, we now have two of the three elms necessary to pass immigration reform. you've got a bipartisan group of senators, on the left and the right, who support immigration reform and will unveil their plan. you've got the president of the united states who will unveil his plan in las vegas tomorrow. now all we need are
buying a gun. president obama will meet with several police chiefs today. including the top cop at newtown, connecticut. the issue: new gun policies. the president is looking for support for measures to curb gun violence including an assault weapons ban and a ten round limit on ammunition. 26 people mostly children were killed in newtown at sandy hook elementary. other police chiefs include oak creek, wisconsin and aurora, colorado where mass shootings occurred. a senate committee will consider policies on wednesday. the national rifle association has vowed to block them. employers may soon have a bigger pool of legal workers to hire from bipartisan group of senators reach deal on immigration reform, deal would award green cards to immigrants w/ advance degrees in some technical problems with the web site. the mayor has named five people to a committee that will narrow the group of applicants. the committee members include a community activist, a church pastor, a long time 7 toward resident. employers may soon have a bigger pool of legal workers to hire from bipartisan group of
. of course, she's not going away mad. so there are ways in which barack obama could continue to tap her or tap her husband in some -- in some foreign policy issue. i wouldn't think that's impossible looking ahead for this term. >> susan, secretary clinton was asked about a possible run in that interview in 2016. we have to play that. >> and i don't think, you know, either he or i can make predictions about what's going to happen tomorrow or the next year. >> but she also laughed earlier in that interview when they were touching on that very issue. steve croft was saying, you know, how long will the president's endorsement last? and so amid the reports of joe biden as you were talking about that and his possible presidential bid in 2016, could the president be forced to choose between the two here? >> you know, traditionally presidents have not weighed in on the nomination battle that follows them. i would assume that president obama might well follow that path. it's probably a wise one. i wouldn't be surprised if you saw barack obama and joe biden doing a joint interview at some point i
. you said all elections come down to the economy. you can make the argument president obama centered his candidacy on social issues. what about today with the fiscal environment the united states is facing? what we have better discussions during these debates that centered more on the economy? >> i think in the end, this one did come down to the economy. the president may be basing his second term on social issues. if you take his inauguration speech as a guidepost to where he wants to go from here. but i did not hear him to talk a lot during the campaign. the economy began to get better. i did not see him spending a lot of time talking about gay rights during the election. i did not hear him talk very much about gun control. i think it was mentioned once in one of the debates. i think they thought they had to get -- what they concentrated on, in some ways, this was not so much an election about issues as it was about identifying their voters and getting their voters to the polls and recognizing the demographics in this country were changing dramatically. they figured that out and ho
was addressing the issue he talked about president obama's record. he really didn't directly address. he said, you know, i have been a friend of israel. he didn't deny he made the statements. he couldn't. he deferred to president obama's record. i think that's the safest bet for him. he took the right tact in terms of the answer there. >> all right. fran townsend, thank you. appreciate it. >>> an oscar-nominated movie is finding a receptive audience in a surprising place. talking about "argo." hollywood's take on a real life mission to rescue american hostages from iran back in 1979. the film is officially banned by the iranian government. but apparently a hot commodity under ground. bootleg dvds are all over the place. there is reportedly much debate about the accuracy of the story. bootlegged movie distributors say it is the biggest seller in years. >>> real life story of egypt's revolution is being written but there is one thing that's clear. the young behind the arab spring uprising are afraid that their voices are still not being heard. their anger boiling over on the streets in days of
the support of our hispanic citizens. and we realize that there are many issues in which we think we are in agreement with our hispanic citizens, but this is a preeminent issue for those citizens. >> obviously, when you look at the election last time, president obama got 71% of the latino vote. mitt romney, 27%. is john mccain right? >> no, he really isn't. he's no more right this time than he was back in, what, '87, when he and another gang tried to put together a very similar bill. he and a member of that time of it was called the mccain-kennedy bill. very similar in every respect to what i have seen so far. i must admit i haven't seen the whole thing. from what i heard about it, very similar. at any rate, it's the same rhetoric, and it's just as wrong today as it was then. the reason, i mean, this is amazing, honestly. somehow, republicans, many republicans, mccain being one of them, have been led to believe that all we have to do as republicans is soften the stance on immigration, and we will begin to erode the democrat base that exists in the hispanic community. certainly, there
hispanic citizens, but this is a preeminent issue with those citizens. >> ifill: mccain also said the country cannot continue to deny citizenship to children brought to the u.s. illegally. president obama has said immigration reform is at the top of his second term agenda. today his spokesman jay carney welcomed the senate agreement. >> this is a big deal. this is an important development. this is in keeping with the principles the president has been espousing for a long time, in keeping with bipartisan efforts in the past, and with the effort this president believes has to end in a law that he can sign. >> ifill: mr. obama is scheduled to unveil his own ideas on immigration reform tomorrow in las vegas. >> woodruff: so how will the politics of this new effort shake out on capitol hill? we asked two senators from the gang of eight. first my conversation with democratic senator dick durbin of illinois. i talked to the majority whip just a short time ago. senator durbin, thank you very much for joining us. i think one of the main questions i'm hearing is, what does this proposal mea
to help republicans? nah, i don't think so. all right, into that and a whole mess of other issues but first here we get the latest, today's current news update, lisa ferguson standing by in our studios in los angeles. good morning lisa. >> hey bill, good morning everyone. today, president obama unveils his own new plan for immigration reform he's speaking in las vegas at 11:55 this morning and we're expecting this to be a more liberal plan than the blueprint the senate laid out yesterday. as bill mentioned a group of eight bipartisan senators have been work behind closed doors and finally released their new plan yesterday on capitol hill. some three basic bullet points from that plan, it would provide a path to probationary legal status for most of the country's 11 million illegal immigrants provided they do not have a criminal background. it would also call for a way to it's allow low-skilled immigrants like farm workers to enter the country but only when the economy is good and the details on how it would exactly go about that are still a bit fuzzy. it would call for a mandatory
issues. i understand the senator's passion for this. but i have to tell you, an assault ban is not the answer to helping keep people safe. >> in an interview with the new "republic" magazine, president obama says gun owners will not be forgotten in the ongoing debate. the president said he has "profound for hunting that dates back for generations." >>> doctors don't know how we get the flu, but a new flu machine could help. >>> and hear why immigration law reform might happen this year. [ male announcer ] alka-seltzer plus presents the cold truth. i have the flu... i took theraflu, but i still have this cough. [ male announcer ] truth is theraflu doesn't treat your cough. what? [ male announcer ] it doesn't have a cough suppressant. great. [ male announcer ] alka-seltzer plus severe cold and flu fights your worst flu symptoms, plus that cough with a fast acting cough suppressant. [ sighs ] thanks!... [ male announcer ] you're welcome. that's the cold truth! [ male announcer ] alka-seltzer plus. ♪ oh what a relief it is! ♪ [ male announcer ] to learn more about the cold t
has a different view on gun control than president obama does. and he's the first to stand up on this issue in this way so we're going to play that momentarily, but i want to talk to you first about what's happening at the white house. the president saying i'm going directly to law enforcement and try to get their support for this. and sort of trying to go directly to the american people, which has been his approach. in the meantime though, his comments in the new republic are getting a lot of attention, chris. he was asked about how he's going to work with republicans, going forward, whether it's on gun control or immigration or what have you. and this is what he told the new republic. the interview was conducted by somebody who worked on his late campaign and contribute today his campaign and obviously a friendly interview. this is what the president said, one of the biggest factor is going to be how the media shapes debates. if a republican member of congress is not punished on fox news or by rush limbaugh for working with the democrat on a bill of common interest, then you
for the lead on immigration reform right now, president obama laid down his marker on this issue in las vegas yesterday. take a look. >> we all agree that these men and women should have to earn their way to citizenship. but for comprehensive immigration reform to work, it must be clear from the outset that there is a pathway to citizenship. [applause] martha: you heard the big applause there but the blueprint released by these eight senators would not let illegal i am hi grants immigrants seek citizenship until border security is increased in a comprehensive way. arizona senator jeff flake is in the group and he joins me now. good morning. >> thank for having me on. martha: what is your reaction saying not needing to have border security completely shored up before you have a path to citizenship? >> no you have to have a pathway it citizenship is important to the president, the border protection especially important to us in arizona. we've got to have it. martha: marco rubio agrees with you. he doesn't want to get into a bidding war on this. this group of bipartisan senators agreed on this p
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